To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what contingency plans his Department has to protect apprentices in the event of the collapse of Interserve.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
17 December 2018
In the event of a provider failure, the Education and Skills Funding Agency has a well-established approach to managing learner transfers, including establishing a dedicated taskforce of staff from within the agency who are experienced in managing this type of situation. The team will ensure learners and apprentices secure alternative high-quality provision in order to continue their apprenticeship or learning with minimum disruption and provide support to affected employers and apprentices.